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Sam Farr's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' Farr
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 1993
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 20
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Shary; 1 Child: Jessica
Birth Date: 07/04/1941
Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
Home City: Carmel, CA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs - Global Health
Issue Position: Health - Medicare
Issue Position: Health - Medicare Reimbursement
Issue Position: Health Care
July 10, 2014 Farr Challenges Central Coast To Join Him In Getting Healthy
July 10, 2014 Farr Challenges Central Coast to Join Him in Getting Healthy
July 9, 2014 Senate Passes Farr Bill to Name New Joint VA-DOD Clinic After General Gourley
July 9, 2014 Senate Passes Farr Bill To Name New Joint VA-DOD Clinic After General Gourley
June 10, 2014 Condemning the Mass Shooting in Isla Vista California
May 29, 2014 Farr Fights To Keep School Lunches Healthy
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 6, 2014 Santa Cruz Sentinel - Medicare Fix Started with Town Hall
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 31, 2014 Farr's Medicare GPCI Fix heads to President's desk
March 27, 2014 House passes Farr's California Medicare GPCI Fix
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Oct. 23, 2013 In Honor of World Polio Day
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 31, 2013 Farr's "GPCI Fix' Would Improve Healthcare Access For Central Coast Families
May 17, 2013 Farr, CA Democrats: Hold VA Accountable for Veterans Backlog
May 15, 2013 In Honor of the Village Project
April 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable John Culberson, Chair, and Honorable Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies - VA Backlog
Jan. 22, 2013 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
April 27, 2012 Interest Rate Reduction Act
April 25, 2012 Hearing of the Agriculture Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Republican Allocations
April 17, 2012 Hunger and the Ryan Budget
April 4, 2012 Marina Selected as Site for New Veterans Clinic
April 4, 2012 Farr, Local Health Leaders Mark Annversary of Health Care Reform
April 4, 2012 Rep. Farr Hails Funds to Support Homeless Veterans
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 13, 2011 Protect Life Act
July 8, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 14, 2011 Report Supports Need to Adjust Doctor Medicare Reimbursements
June 7, 2011 Report Supports Need to Adjust Doctor Medicare Reimbursements
May 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 16, 2011 In Support of Title X Funding
Jan. 21, 2011 Rep. Farr Statement on Passage of Republican Health Reform Repeal
Jan. 21, 2011 Rep. Farr Strongly Opposes Republican Repeal of Health Care Reform
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Dec. 14, 2010 Rep. Farr Speaks in Support of Child Nutrition
Dec. 9, 2010 Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010
July 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Global Fund to Fight AIDS
July 13, 2010 Op-Ed - Afghanistan, HealthCare.gov
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